September 2014 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, September 3rd 2014
    'Music of the Night'
    Presenter: Tadhg Donovan

  1. Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849): Nocturne for Piano No. 8 in D Flat Major Op.27/2, B96 - Maurizio Pollini, piano (5:31)
  2. Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943): Vespers (All-Night Vigil), Op. 37 (8. Praise be the name of the Lord; Khvalite imya Gospodne) - St Petersburgh Chamber Choir, cond. Nikolai Korniev (1:49)
  3. Richard Strauss (1864-1949): Four Last Songs, o.Op. 150 (4. Im Abendrot, 'At Sunset') - Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Otto Ackermann (7:11)
  4. Manuel de Falla (1876-1946): El sombrero de tres picos, 'The Three-Cornered Hat' (Part II. The Night: Seguidillas, 'Dance of the neighbours') - Chicago Symphony Orchestra, cond. Daniel Barenboim (3:26)
  5. Béla Bartók (1881-1945): Piano Concerto No. 3 in E major (ii. Adagio reglioso - poco piu mosso - tempo I) - Stephen Kovacevich, piano; London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Sir Colin Davis (10:57)
  6. Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924): La Boheme (Che gelida manina) - Jussi Björling, tenor; RCA Victor Orchestra, cond. Thomas Beecham (5:00)
  7. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911): Symphony No. 7 in E Minor (IV. Nachtmusik, Andante amoroso) - Polish National RSO, cond. Michael Halász (14:05)
  8. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61 (Scherzo in G minor, Allegro vivace) - Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Rafael Kubelik (4:45)
  9. Sergei Rachmaninov: Suite No. 1 ("Fantaisie-tableaux") for 2 pianos in G minor, Op. 5 (2. Night, Love: Adagio sostenuto) - Vladimir Ashkenazy, Andre Previn, pianos (6:20)
  10. Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904): Rusalka, Op. 114 (Song to the Moon) - Anna Netrebko, soprano; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Gianandrea Noseda (5:02)

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